All safeguarding enquiries should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blackpool Airport welcomes pre-planning application discussions on wind farm, photovoltaic / solar array and any other developments or issues that might have an impact on aerodrome safety / operations.
Examples of such items are not exhaustive but could include lighting, creation of potential bird hazards, cranes / tall equipment and other construction issues within the vicinity of or the safeguarded areas for the aerodrome.
In order that the airport authority can provide a service to a consistent and high standard, a charge is levied. This charge will also apply to small individual domestic wind turbines with a hub height of less than 15 metres or domestic roof mounted Photovoltaic panels.
All advice given is provided in good faith based on the information offered by the developers.
Advice is given without prejudice to the statutory function of Blackpool Airport in relation to the submission of a planning application.
|Pre-application wind turbine initial safeguarding assessment||charged at £2.50/kW (ex VAT) or £2,500/mW|
|Safeguarding assessment of photovoltaic / solar array||£300.00|
|Safeguarding assessment of any other development / site||£300.00|
|Further advice to include meetings||£1000.00|
All crane activity in the vicinity of the airport to a 3 mile radius must obtain permission to operate. Applications should be submitted at least 14 days prior to the requested operation date
To make an application for a crane permit please click here
Crane Permit Charges
|£200.00 per submission|
|£300.00 for short notice (less than 48 hours – subject to availability) [not currently available]|
|£350.00 for issue of notice of non-compliance and permit issue (within 30 days – permit subject to availability)|
|£500.00 for issue of notice of non-compliance and permit issue (within 48 hours – permit subject to availability) [not currently available]|
|£75.00 for permit extension|
7 days notice is required for drone applications. For further details regarding the above applications please click here.
To make an application (provided you are a CAA registered operator) please click here.
At present drone permits are issued free of charge.